Depressed, but determined
Wednesday, September 01, 2010
Well, I weighed myself today. Bad news. I hadn't really weighed myself before I started Spark People, but just went by the weight that I had previously known. I had gained 4 or almost 5 pounds since then. So, I got it into gear. I have to do something that I can keep up with, so I chose Tae Bo and Yoga. I am burning almost 700 calories a day doing that and I can keep up with it right now because I am not working.
I blame it on European food (which is wonderful) and wine. You drink wine here all day and no one thinks anything of it...lol. Since the main mode of transport in Holland is public transportation, there are no fears of drinking and driving...lol. So, I have sworn off all alcohol during my weight loss plan and know that working out is non negotiable. (Got that off of Oprah).
I have also decided to make my goals in 20lb increments. I don't want the whole big scary number to discourage me, so I am going to do it 20 lbs at a time. Then, I will treat myself to something groovy when I meet that 20lbs. (I am a teacher, so goals and treats go together...lol)
So, I guess today was rough for me. I was so angry at myself, but it got me pissed off enough to get off of my butt. I am excited and ready to work. Thanks Spark Friends.